Area men's basketball roundup

Augsburg 70, Concordia 55MOORHEAD-Booker Coplin scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help lead Augsburg to a 70-55 victory against Concordia on Saturday in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball at Memorial Auditori...

Augsburg 70, Concordia 55

MOORHEAD-Booker Coplin scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help lead Augsburg to a 70-55 victory against Concordia on Saturday in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball at Memorial Auditorium.

Bryden Urie led the Cobbers with 15 points, including 3-for-4 shooting from 3-point range. Collin Larson and Jacob Pazdernik added 11 points each. Larson added a team-high eight rebounds for Concordia, which has lost seven of its past eight games.

AU (16-5, 11-5 MIAC): Olmscheid 6-16 1-1 16, Sabatke 0-2 0-0 0, Sonie 4-7 2-2 11, McKiernan 7-11 0-0 18, Coplin 8-12 0-1 19, Carik 0-1 2-3 2, Mulligan 0-3 0-0 0, Pal 2-3 0-0 4, Mitchell 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-56 5-7 70.

CC (5-15, 3-12): Davis 2-7 0-0 5, Heins 1-5 0-0 2, C. Larson 5-13 0-0 11, Urie 5-9 2-4 15, Holen 0-4 0-0 0, H. Larson 0-0 0-0 0, Pazdernik 4-9 0-0 11, Carpenter 1-2 0-0 2, Reiten 1-2 1-2 3, Wolfe 2-4 2-2 6. Totals 21-55 5-8 55.

Halftime: AU 39, CC 24. 3-point goals: AU 11-25 (Olmscheid 3-7, Sabatke 0-2, Sonie 1-3, McKiernan 4-6, Coplin 3-4, Mulligan 0-2, Mitchell 0-1), CC 8-19 (Davis 1-3, C. Larson 1-5, Urie 3-4, Holen 0-1, Pazdernik 3-6). Total fouls: AU 11, CC 14. Rebounds: AU 34 (Coplin 12), CC 33 (C. Larson 8). Assists: AU 11 (Sonie 5), CC 7 (Holen 2). Steals: AU 7 (three players with 2), CC 10 (C. Larson 3). Turnovers: AU 10 (three players with 2), CC 14 (C. Larson 5).

Upper Iowa 91, Minnesota State Moorhead 78

FAYETTE, Iowa-Upper Iowa erupted for 58 points in the second half to rally for a 91-78 victory against Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men's basketball at Dorman Gymnasium.

Carson Parker paced the Peacocks with 20 points and nine rebounds, including 16 points in the second half. Upper Iowa shot 71 percent (20 of 28) from the field after halftime.

Addison Park led the Dragons with a game-high 22 points and nine rebounds. Travaun Coad added 14 points and 12 rebounds. Tanner Kretchman chipped in 17 points for MSUM, which led 43-33 at halftime.

MSUM (6-18, 4-14 NSIC): Park 8-14 4-5 22, Kretchman 5-13 4-7 17, Coad 5-14 3-4 14, Beeninga 1-13 4-6 7, Anderson 0-3 0-0 0, Bussman 4-6 4-4 14, Johnson 2-3 0-0 4, Sevlie 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-66 19-26 78.

UI (14-13, 7-11): Parker 7-9 5-7 20, Smoldt 7-11 0-0 18, Austin 4-11 6-7 14, Okonkwo 5-7 2-5 12, Blaue 1-6 0-0 3, Rowad 7-13 0-2 14, Eighme 3-4 1-2 7, Williams 1-4 1-2 3. Totals 35-65 15-25 91.

Half: MSUM 43, UI 33. 3-point goals: MSUM 9-21 (Park 2-3, Kretchman 3-8, Coad 1-3, Beeninga 1-5, Bussman 2-2), UI 6-18 (Parker 1-1, Smoldt 4-8, Blaue 1-6, Rowan 0-1, Williams 0-2). Total fouls: MSUM 18, UI 20. Rebounds: MSUM 39 (Coad 12), UI 42 (Parker 9, Blaue 9). Assists: MSUM 6 (Bussman 3), UI 18 (Rowan 7). Turnovers: MSUM 5 (Bussman 2), UI 6 (Rowan 3). A--312.

Montana 72, North Dakota 67

GRAND FORKS-Jamar Akoh scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the University of Montana to a 72-67 victory against the University of North Dakota on Saturday in Big Sky Conference men's basketball before 2,089 fans.

Cortez Seals paced UND with 19 points, while Conner Avants added 15 points and 11 rebounds. Geno Crandall chipped in 13 points.

UM (18-5, 11-0 BSC): Akoh 10-12 3-7 23, Oguine 4-9 3-3 12, Krslovic 4-7 4-5 12, Rorie 3-11 2-2 7, Moorehead 1-8 0-0 3, Pridgett 3-7 1-2 7, Falls 2-2 0-0 6, Nicholas 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-56 13-19 72.

UND (8-15, 3-8): Seals 9-13 1-2 19, Avants 4-7 7-12 15, Crandall 5-8 2-3 13, Jones 1-9 4-4 6, Stewart 0-5 2-2 2, Walter 3-7 0-0 7, Brown 2-4 0-0 5, Buchanan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-53 16-23 67.

Half: UM 39, UND 31. 3-point goals: UM 5-18 (Oguine 1-4, Rorie 1-5, Moorehead 1-6, Pridgett 0-1, Falls 2-2), UND 3-17 (Crandall 1-2, Jones 0-5, Stewart 0-3, Walter 1-4, Brown 1-3). Total fouls: UM 21, UND 17. Rebounds: UM .31 (Akoh 11), UND 35 (Avants 11). Assists: UM 17 (Rorie 7), UND 10 (Seales 3). Turnovers: UM 13 (five players with 2), UND 13 (Crandall 3, Stewart 3). A--2,089.